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Native NameI-Sib-Ro-Ah
Object Number:41645
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Alaska
Point Barrow
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Ivory
Leather
Length: 87.38 cm
Credit Line:E. A. McIlhenny Expedition to Point Barrow, 1899
Other Number:395 - Field No SF

Description

I-sib-ro-ah. Ivory rod with thin ivory loop at end, bound with leather; feather attachment missing. Rolled up and placed in piece of meat and fronzes; it relaxes and pierces wall of stomach.


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